Scholarships and Awards
The Alumni Association awards 15+ scholarships, amounting to $35,000+, annually. These scholarships are made possible by the dues paying members of the University of Maryland Alumni Association.
Alumni Association Scholarships
The Alumni Association Scholarship application becomes available in early-March, with an early-April deadline. Students will then be notified of awards before the end of the spring semester. Competitive applicants should be a continuing student with a 3.0 GPA or higher, show commitment to the university community through on-campus and/or off-campus involvement, and exhibit Terp pride. In order to be eligible, applicants must plan to attend the University of Maryland in the academic year following selection.
Alumni Association Awards
Spirit of Maryland Award
The Spirit of Maryland Award is presented annually to two senior-standing students who have most exemplified the "spirit" of the University of Maryland. Criteria for the award include outstanding scholarship, leadership, campus involvement, community service, and communication skills. Students must be nominated and then must apply to be considered. The Spirit of Maryland Award is presented at halftime of the Homecoming football game. For more information, please visit the Spirit of Maryland Award webpage